Mohamad G. Alkadry serves as a Professor of Public Policy and the inaugural Director of the University of Connecticut's (UConn) School of Public Policy. He is also an affiliated faculty of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, the Center on Community Safety, Policing and Inequality, and the Sustainable Global Cities Initiative at UConn. His research interests include social equity and disparate outcomes of policies on individuals and communities of color. He also publishes in the areas of sustainable public procurement and gender equity. Dr. Alkadry served in the past as a senior research associate at the Center for Urban Redevelopment and Empowerment (Florida Atlantic University) and as a value for money auditor with the Office of the Auditor General of Canada. In addition to over fifty peer reviewed publications, Dr. Alkadry has authored in excess of fifty community and professional studies primarily addressing inequity or economic development issues in communities of color. Mohamad considers himself an engaged scholar who conducts both applied and scholarly work. In the State of Connecticut he has provided several studies and consultations with the CT Council of Women and Girls and several other agencies and units within the State. He has done similar work with other states and organizations.
Civil Rights and Liberties, Ethics, Gender Policy, Government Operations/Innovation, Housing, International Aid and Development, Labor/Workforce Training and RecruitmentLabor, Urban Affairs
Academic Faculty, Academic Administration, Communications and Marketing, Change Management, Human Capital, Intergovernmental, Organizational Structure/Design/Development, Performance Measurement, Procurement and Acquisition, Strategic Planning
On this episode, we welcome two Academy Fellows, Mohamad Alkadry, Professor and Director of the School of Public Policy at the University of Connecticut, and Ramayya Krishnan, the Dean of the H. John Heinz III College at Carnegie Mellon University. We discuss the Academy's Grand Challenge of "Connect Individuals to Meaningful Work," specific activities at each of the guests' universities, and a preview of the Academy's Fall Meeting.
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On this special edition Public Service Recognition Week series, we welcome Mohamad Alkadry, Professor of Public Policy and the inaugural Director of the University of Connecticut's (UConn) School of Public Policy and Academy Fellow, to discuss his career in public service and his advice for future public administrators.